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Instructional Leadership, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, TX, | Online
The Instructional Leadership program is designed specifically for the candidate who wishes to work in a leadership position in either public school, private school, or other educational organizations. This degree is not for principal certification candidates.

About

These leadership positions include, but or not limited to, positions in schools, agencies, businesses, or organizations. This degree emphasizes research. Candidates participating in this degree program will complete a thesis as part of the requirements for graduation. This degree requires completion of thirty hours of graduate credit. A comprehensive examination is required during the final semester of coursework. The degree plan originates in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling.

Accreditation

The College of Education’s Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Methods of Research
  • Special Populations and Special Programs
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Instructional Supervision
  • Practicum in Instructional Leadership
  • Field Studies in Educational Administration
  • Instructional Leadership Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • International student applications should be completed and received no later than 90 days before the beginning of the initial semester of enrollment
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Graduate Admissions Application (submitted online through ApplyTexas)
  • Application Fee
  • An official transcript from your baccalaureate degree granting institution
  • Submit the official credentials evaluation
  • Graduate Admissions Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  • Admission preference given to individuals with a GPA of 3.0 and higher within the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • One Reference Form from a supervisor
  • Personal Essay
  • Optional: Official GRE scores

                Tuition Fee

                • International

                  20098 USD/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 10049 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
                • National

                  20098 USD/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 10049 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
                • In-State

                  10136 USD/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 5068 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                Online Texas residents: $5349 / semesterOnline Non-residents: $6006 / semester

                Living costs for Huntsville

                • 964 - 1790 USD/month
                  Living Costs

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